An Awful Dessert

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The BCS is a plate of crap. But you knew that already.

The Home Stretch

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With a week to go in the regular season, it’s the beginning of the end.

Shootouts

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What happened in the world of NCCA football during KU’s bye week?

Gridiron Gesticulations Week 3: USC Me Now?

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by john griffin Hey, you know what? It’s not all doom-and-gloom for KU football. The Jayhawk defense played admirably in a 20-6 loss to TCU, forcing 4 turnovers. Though the defense gave up a lot of yardage, they made big plays when it counted. Anyway, onto the rest of the world. More than Luck-y Everyone hates Lane Kiffin, right? Let us taste his salty tears after #2 USC totally blew it against #21 Stanford, losing for the 4th year in a row (I know, right?) 21-14. Matt Barkley may have lost himself the Heisman Saturday night, going a woeful 20-41 with 2 terrible interceptions and no touchdowns. Stanford surprisingly snapped out of their streak of…

The World According to Sports: Episode 3

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In episode three of “The World According to Sports,” Pat Strathman discusses what is wrong with the Kansas football team, declares the most important position in football and dives into an NFL organization’s recent Twitter debacle. Kansas football NCAA football NFL

Gridiron Gesticulations Week 1: Sloppy Starts

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By John Griffin So, the Charlie Weis era of Jayhawk football began with a victory. What else happened around the world of college football? Well, prepare for a dollop of creamy knowledge to be dropped onto your crunchy, tortilla brain. Sloppy Top 25 Really, #4 Oklahoma? You beat UTEP 24-7? You needed a pair of 4th quarter touchdowns to put away the Miners? #9 South Carolina: You won 17-13. With 69 yards passing. Against Vanderbilt. Do I have to elaborate? Okay, I do. SC quarterback Connor Shaw had a tough performance, returning to the game after an injury sidelined him. But it’s not like he was lighting it up before he was hurt. #12 Wisconsin:…

Gridiron Gesticulations: 2012 Expectations

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by John Griffin Like a tidal wave of sweaty, manly, American goodness, college football season descends upon us, determined to sweep us away in a torrent of fandom, hype, and greasy stadium nachos. Before the season officially kicks off this Thursday , here are a few things to expect this year: 1. The Jayhawks will be improved.  Don’t expect any miraculous turnarounds, but Charlie Weis should be a great hire for KU. The talent and knowledge of the system will take time to solidify, but the Jayhawks’ scoring attack should be reinvigorated under Weis, who has a track record of success with almost every offense he’s run. 2. Steve Spurrier will throw things. Spurrier throwing his…